Scotland is the northern half of the island of Great Britain, with a population of about five million. Scotland shares a border with England. Scotland has coasts on the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Irish Sea to the south-west.
MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at how the Loch Ness Monster has been used for political propaganda over the years
MJ STEEL COLLINS gives us 13 gruesome facts on Scottish cannibal Sawney Bean
MJ STEEL COLLINS profiles Edinburgh's infamous Greyfriars cemetery in the first of our Spooky Places to Visit series
MJ STEEL COLLINS picks five haunted places to visit in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland
MJ STEEL COLLINS marks St Andrew's Day today by looking back on the Battle of Killiecrankie, one of Scotland's bloodiest (and most supernatural) battles
Glasgow has produced some rather unusual people, according to MJ STEEL COLLINS